News and announcements

Family Fund brought some of the parents they’ve helped over the last year to York Minster today to help launch the York Junior and Mini Runs, which this year features the Fund as its official charity partner. The races, organised by Jane Tomlinson's Run For All, take place across the Knavesmire and...
24th March 2015
Interim findings from the Extra Costs Commission indicate that there are major opportunities available to reduce the additional costs disabled people often face. The Commission has identified three main areas for change: empowering consumers, changing business practices and market intervention, and...
5th March 2015
Be Online is a campaign run by UK Online Centres and the Tinder Foundation encouraging you to stay healthy, help you find work, entertain you and help you keep in touch with loved ones and the whole world online.  9.5 million people in the UK still don’t have the skills they need to make the...
23rd February 2015
A joint manifesto calling for a cross-departmental Family Strategy to improve family income, stability and wellbeing, was published the by Family Room coalition of charities yesterday, at a parliamentary reception co-hosted by Andrew Stephenson MP, Annette Brooke MP and Alex Cunningham MP. The...
11th February 2015
Family Fund is today launching a new video to raise awareness of the impact that technology can have on outcomes for disabled and seriously ill children and to encourage parents to consider the benefits that they can make to the whole family. Produced in conjunction with MCC who are a longstanding...
22nd January 2015
SENDirect, a new online service, set to revolutionise the way families with disabled children access health, education and social care services in their local authorities, will be unveiled today, the 21st January, at the Bett Education Summit in London’s Excel Centre. Their idea is simple; they...
21st January 2015